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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology is any technology designed to perform a task and/or remove a barrier for the user. Assistive technology can support many facets of learning, including reading, writing, studying, and time management.

Tools available to support students at NSCC

  • Assistive Technology Guide has information about tools to support you with reading, writing, studying, organization, notetaking and math.
  • NSCC's Knowledge Base contains articles about assistive technology tools. It also has information on features in Microsoft Applications such as Teams, OneNote, Word, and more.
  • ReadSpeaker and TextHelp Read and Write are reading/literacy support software programs. These are available free for all staff and students. Visit the Assistive Technology Guide for more information.
  • The Digital Accessibility Toolkit provides information on how to create accessible documents and online content.

Please contact the Learning Commons Assistant at your campus Testing Centre or your Student Accessibility Specialist for assistance.

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